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Webcasts - Available On-Demand
If your commercial drivers fail a DOT physical exam, they’ll also fail to obtain their med card, which means you’ll have to invest in recruiting and training even more drivers. This webcast will help you: • Understand the FMCSA medical exam requirements • Gain a clear explanation of the recordkeeping requirements • Learn common errors supervisors make • Discover industry best practices. If you have questions on this subject, bring your questions to our live event.
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With over 1.5 million registered carriers in the U.S., it’s no wonder there are so many questions about USDOT numbers. To answer the most frequently asked of those questions, J. J. Keller® Transportation Industry Business Advisor Rick Malchow will explain… • Why USDOT numbers are not transferable • How the MCS-150 is used to compare fleets with their peers • Why accurately counting vehicles and drivers is critical • What common mistakes you can easily avoid This webcast will include a live Q&A session, so be sure to bring your questions!
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Regardless of whether your driver is using time records, paper logs, or an ELD to document compliance, a comprehensive hours-of-service auditing program makes a significant impact on reducing your risk by: Motivating drivers to stop non-compliant behavior Reducing violations that could be found during a roadside inspection Mitigating claims of negligence Identifying problem drivers who falsify logs In this webcast, our subject matter experts provide auditing tools so you can ensure your drivers are using the right logs and completing those logs accurately. Plus, our editors will dig into log-specific violations related to form and manner, falsification, and HOS limits. Live Q & A will follow.
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At roadside inspections, hours-of-service violations account for over 40% of all driver violations and over half of the driver out-of-service violations. A carrier should not assume that their drivers and internal associates understand the HOS limits and exceptions. This webcast will answer: • Who needs to be trained? • What are the limits? • How to properly use the most common exceptions; and • How to make the training stick. Time will also be reserved for a live Q&A session!
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Your company’s policies and procedures can be a preventive tool, the solution to your problems, or the cause of them. Well written and executed policies can help your company operate more effectively and compliantly. On the other hand, poorly written or executed policies can lead to problems, such as poor performance within the company or trying to explain your flawed policy to an outside official. In this webcast, we'll discuss how to develop effective DOT policies and procedures, and what you need to do with them to make sure they end up helping you, not hurting you. A live Q&A session will follow the event!
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If your company meets the thresholds for any of the federal, state, and local environmental reporting requirements, you need to prepare and file the appropriate reports each year. Failing to do so can be costly. During this webcast, you’ll learn about the various environmental requirements so you can accurately file the proper reports—typically due in the first quarter. Annual reports covered include: • Tier II Reports • Waste Reports • Air Reports o Semiannual Deviation Reports o Annual Compliance Certifications o National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) Reports o Emission Inventories o Greenhouse Gas Reports (federal and state) This complimentary event will also include a live Q&A session.
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Join us for a timely discussion about DOT recordkeeping and what you need to have in place if auditors come knocking. You’ll learn which records to keep, how they should be managed, and how long they should be retained to ensure compliance. This webcast will cover: • Driver Qualification • CDL Clearinghouse & Drug and Alcohol Program Management • Hours of Service • Accidents • Vehicle Maintenance • Training Thorough and compliant records are required for your organization to pass an audit from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), whether the audit is conducted remotely or on-site. This webcast will include a live question and answer session!
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It's never been said that the FMLA is easy to administer. In many situations, an employer’s actions come down to good faith effort. From recognizing what constitutes an employee’s notice of the need for leave, through returning the employee to work, the provisions have ample opportunity for mistakes. And if you've made a mistake, you're not alone! This webcast will review and test your knowledge of the most common FMLA mistakes through interactive chats. Our discussion will include: • Common FMLA mistakes • Top FMLA violations • How to avoid such mistakes/violations • A live q&a session Join us and your FMLA colleagues as we discuss not only the issues, but possible solutions.
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Hiring the right drivers and making sure they comply with the driver qualification regulations is critical for the successful — and safe — operation of your company. Whether you’re hiring someone new, rehiring a driver or maintaining driver qualification files, you need to understand the requirements. This webcast will explain: • Which regulations apply • What your DQ files should contain and how long to keep them • Who needs a road test and who can perform one • How to conduct background checks • Common medical certification mistakes to avoid • The penalties for noncompliance • And much more You'll also have time to have your questions answered during our live Q&A session!
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Speeding, log falsification, no medical card — these and other top 10 roadside inspection violations of 2020 made up nearly half of all driver violations reported that year. Identifying and putting a stop to common roadside inspection violations can be complicated but worth the effort in terms of reducing liability and improving the bottom line. Join us as we discuss the top 10 roadside inspection driver violations of 2020 and what you can do to stop them. A live Q&A session will be included.
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FMCSA's Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse requires employers to query current and prospective employees' drug and alcohol violations before permitting those employees to operate a commercial motor vehicle. In addition, fleets must check the Clearinghouse annually for every driver they employ. The Clearinghouse provides FMCSA and employers the necessary tools to identify drivers who are prohibited from operating a CMV based on DOT drug and alcohol program violations and ensure that such drivers receive the required evaluation and treatment before operating a CMV on public roads. In this webcast, we'll examine: • How to comply with the new rules and regulations, • Who you should test, • What substances you need to test for, • Testing procedures, • What to do in the case of a test failure or refusal, and • Training responsibilities. You'll also have time to get your questions answered during our live Q&A session!
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If you’re responsible for compliance at a fleet with fewer than 20 drivers or you’re an owner-operator, let J. J. Keller’s regulatory experts provide you with insights for handling the five greatest compliance challenges facing small fleets: Managing driver qualification files Joining a drug & alcohol consortium Complying with hours-of-service rules Maintaining vehicles Handling operating authority and credentials Don’t miss this free opportunity to learn valuable tips for keeping your vehicles and drivers on the road and operating legally.
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Every workplace where workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals is required by OSHA to create a written hazard communication program for implementing the standard's requirements. Failing to have a compliant written HazCom program is an all-too-common OSHA violation. During this webcast you’ll learn: • What needs to be included in your written program • How to ensure it stays updated • How to make it accessible to employees • And much more There will also be a live Q&A session afterwards, so be sure to bring your questions!
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There's never been a more critical time to make worker mental health a priority. The COVID-19 pandemic brought additional strain to workers already coping with anxiety, stress, and burnout. Left unaddressed, it can lead to depression and deteriorating physical health. This leads to plummeting productivity, an increase in turnover, and a drained workforce. Addressing this issue involves understanding the factors causing this stress and how to create a workplace culture that supports employee well-being. This presentation will look at: • Stressors weighing on your workers • The mental and physical impact of stress • Resources employees can turn to • Creating a culture of well-being • Creative ways to build resilience A live Q&A session will follow the event.
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With the new entry-level driver training (ELDT) requirements going into effect on February 7, 2022, many motor carriers are working on a plan to be able to provide instruction to their employees who need to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL), upgrade a CDL, or obtain a passenger, school bus, or hazardous materials endorsement. Join us as we take an in-depth look at all the aspects of a compliant ELDT program, including: • Theory and behind-the-wheel instructional requirements, • Instructor requirements, • The Training Provider Registry (TPR), and • Certification and recordkeeping. Time will also be reserved for a live Q&A session.
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Preparing for a DOT audit seems like a great plan, but it's like calling an attorney after you need one. It's better to stay off the radar in the first place by avoiding situations that are likely to trigger an audit. Join us for an informative webcast with our subject-matter experts to learn: • The difference between an audit and a compliance review • The 6 Factors of a review • If a violation is “acute” or “critical” • How to use the Safety Management Cycle to stay compliant This complimentary event will include a live q&a session.
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Change is inevitable when it comes to labor law posters, and when a mandatory change occurs a new poster is required. Some posters are revised on a regular schedule and need to be updated each year. This webcast will look at annual posting updates and will highlight: • Where and when annual changes occur • How to be ready for these changes • Why some posting changes are unpredictable • Preparing for the unexpected • What to watch for in 2022 • Keys to posting compliance This complimentary event will include a live Q&A session, so bring your posting questions!
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If the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) auditors come knocking, they’ll pay particular attention to your driver qualification (DQ) files. If you haven’t dotted all the i’s and crossed all the t’s in your records, you could face harsh penalties, not to mention increased liability in the event of an accident. During this webcast you'll learn: • The components of a compliant DQ file • The standards for record retention • How the DQ audit process works • The top DQ violations found during audits — and how to avoid them! We will also include a live Q&A session — bring your questions!
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Hazardous waste generators know what a challenge it can be to stay compliant with state and federal hazardous waste management laws. This webcast presents the top three best management practices you can implement right away to make sure your hazardous waste management program is running its best! Topics covered will include best management practices for: • Hazardous waste containers • Training hazardous waste personnel • Preparing for spills and emergencies This complimentary webcast will include a live question & answer session!
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When you make your living with commercial motor vehicles, it's important to ensure they are well-maintained. And when people's safety is dependent on the condition of your vehicles, it's even more important that you have an effective program for maintaining them. In this webcast, we will look at: • Regulatory requirements o vehicle o inspection, maintenance, and repair o developing an effective maintenance program • Recordkeeping requirements • Driver inspections This complimentary webcast will include a live Q&A session!
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Your fleet is constantly creating a flood of data — from roadside inspections to crashes, audits, CSA, ELDs, DQ files, drug & alcohol tests, dash cams, training documentation and more. But if you’re not effectively using that data to spot and stop problems, you’re putting your fleet at serious risk of violations, accidents and legal liability. During this webcast, you'll learn: Where to locate all of your safety & compliance data What data you may not even know you have What the risks are of not using that data How to know what your data is telling you How to act on your data to significantly reduce risk A live Q & A session will follow the event, so feel free to share any questions!
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“I’M NOT A TRUCKING COMPANY...” It's a common question often heard by our subject matter experts — “I’m not a trucking company, so why do I need to follow FMCSA rules?” The truth is that even if your fleet doesn’t go ‘over-the-road,’ there are more rules to follow than not. Join our subject matter experts as they debunk the most common misconceptions, including: "We never cross state lines.” "My drivers don’t have CDLs.” "We're hauling our own stuff in cargo vans.” "We only use pickups locally.” Our experts will explain which FMCSA rules apply to you and how to comply, including requirements for insurance, hiring, driver/employee training, safety training, and more. Plus, they’ll take your questions live.
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From costly DOT violations to serious on-the-road accidents, the risks associated with non-compliance can jeopardize your business. But you can reduce your exposure and protect your company from fines, lawsuits, and litigation by taking the right proactive steps. Attend this complimentary webcast to learn where the regulations meet your operational risk — and what you can do about it! Gain Expert Insights: Delivered by J. J. Keller® transportation experts, this event will provide key insights and best practices on the regulations and risk areas related to your driver compliance including: Effective Methods for Hiring, Firing, and Training Drivers (including updates on the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse) Driver Supervision & Retention Techniques Hours-of-Service and ELD Compliance Guidelines There will also be a live Q&A session afterwards, so be sure to bring your questions!
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A workplace first-aid program is part of a comprehensive safety and health management system. OSHA's requirements for employers to provide access to first aid and emergency medical care seem straight forward, but as always, the problems are with details. In this webcast we'll answer: • What type of first aid supplies and in what quantities are required? • Must you have trained employees on site, or can you rely upon outside emergency medical help? • Must you have an AED available, and if so, what are the requirements? • And other top FAQs! A questions and answer session will follow the webcast.
Webcasts - Virtual Event!
Training new drivers is getting more complicated, no matter who you are! The new entry-level driver training requirements are NOT just for schools. They will apply to anyone that trains drivers prior to the driver taking a CDL skills test or hazardous materials endorsement test. In this 90-minute interactive virtual event, we will look at the regulations and best practices when it comes to the new entry-level driver training requirements, including: The required curriculum, The facilities requirements, The vehicle requirements, The instructor qualifications, and The Training Provider Registry. You also learn about best practices and solutions to help get your organization prepared. Plus get a chance to participate in a LIVE Q&A session with your peers and receive a complimentary whitepaper on the Entry-Level Driver Training requirements. Don’t miss out!
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